Accession Number : AD0868860

Title :   Advanced Research in Guidance, Control, and Instrumentation.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jan 67-15 Jan 70,

Corporate Author : STANFORD UNIV CA

Personal Author(s) : DeBra, Daniel B. ; Cannon, Robert H., Jr

Report Date : APR 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 173

Abstract : Describes research results in orbital tests of instruments, instrument development, and guidance and control techniques, specifically: (a) Development of experiments testing special inertial instruments in a Drag-Free Satellite: The unsupported gyroscope. (b) Orbital tests of existing instruments. (c) He3 nuclear gyro development. (d) Optimal guidance concepts. (e) Theory of stochastic control. (f) Tropospheric propagation aspects of radio guidance. (g) Laser applications to aerospace guidance. (h) Ring laser project. (j) Fluidics. (Author)

Descriptors :   *GUIDANCE, AIR FORCE RESEARCH, FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEMS, INSTRUMENTATION, GYROSCOPES, LASERS, FLUIDICS, RADIO TRANSMISSION, ACCELEROMETERS.

Subject Categories : Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE